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22 Healthy Broccoli Recipes Perfect for Any Diet

by Sidney Yang – May 7, 2020
22 Healthy Broccoli Recipes Perfect for Any Diet
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Broccoli Recipes – Once a hated vegetable (especially by kids!), broccoli makes a comeback! Here are our best healthy broccoli recipes to eat more of this nutritious veggie. From our 20-minute stir-fry’s to a cheesy broccoli casserole or quick soup, there’s something delicious for everyone. Are you ready to learn how to cook broccoli?

Broccoli Recipes: 22 Healthy Broccoli Recipes Perfect for Any Diet

Garlic Butter Sausages and Broccoli Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-butter-sausages-broccoli-recipe
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Garlic Butter Sausages and Broccoli Skillet

Cooking time: 20 min
This easy sausage and broccoli skillet recipe is super nourishing and easy to make - On the table in 25 minutes.
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Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/slow-cooker-cajun-chicken-alfredo-broccoli-recipe
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Slow Cooker Garlic Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli

Cooking time: 180 min
Absolutely loaded with flavor! This amazing crockpot chicken alfredo dinner is low carb and keto-friendly.
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Garlic Parmesan Broccoli Rice Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/garlic-parmesan-broccoli-rice-skillet-recipe
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Garlic Parmesan Broccoli Rice Skillet

Cooking time: 10 min
This light broccoli rice skillet is a delicious and healthy side dish to have on your dinner table.
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Baked Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packs with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/shrimp-and-broccoli-foil-packs-recipe
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Baked Shrimp and Broccoli Foil Packs with Garlic Lemon Butter Sauce

Cooking time: 15 min
This baked shrimp foil pack meal is ready in under 30 minutes - The easiest way to cook shrimp in your oven!
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Instant Pot Curried Cauliflower and Broccoli Soup - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/instant-pot-cauliflower-curry-soup-recipe
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Instant Pot Curried Cauliflower and Broccoli Soup

Cooking time: 10 min
Super nutritious and so easy to make!
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Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese Soup with Bacon - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/broccoli-cauliflower-cheese-soup-recipe
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Broccoli Cauliflower Cheese Soup with Bacon

Cooking time: 15 min
This broccoli cauliflower cheese soup with bacon is healthy comfort food at its finest!
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15-Minute Broccoli Chicken in Cream Cheese Sundried Tomato Sauce - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/broccoli-chicken-in-cream-cheese-sundried-tomato-sauce-recipe
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15-Minute Broccoli Chicken in Cream Cheese Sundried Tomato Sauce

Cooking time: 10 min
This quick tasty chicken and broccoli is a great keto option for a quick dinner or meal prep!
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Cauliflower Broccoli Ham Salad {Low Carb / Keto} - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cauliflower-broccoli-salad-recipe
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Cauliflower Broccoli Ham Salad {Low Carb / Keto}

Cooking time: 0 min
This broccoli cauliflower salad is the new low carb / keto lunch you're looking for!
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Cheesy Broccoli Fritters - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cheesy-broccoli-fritters-recipe
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Cheesy Broccoli Fritters

Cooking time: 15 min
These light, cheesy broccoli fritters take just 30 minutes or less to make for a healthy side or lunch.
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Instant Pot Creamy Beef with Mushroom, Cream Cheese and Broccoli - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/instant-pot-beef-mushroom-broccoli-recipe
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Instant Pot Creamy Beef with Mushroom, Cream Cheese and Broccoli

Cooking time: 20 min
This delicious and nourishing Instant Pot beef recipe makes a perfect carefree dinner!
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Broccoli Meal Prep Salad {Low-Carb / Keto} - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/broccoli-meal-prep-salad-recipe
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Broccoli Meal Prep Salad {Low-Carb / Keto}

Cooking time: 0 min
This broccoli salad recipe is our idea of meal-prep perfection!
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Lemon Garlic Butter Steak and Broccoli Skillet - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/lemon-garlic-butter-steak-and-broccoli-skillet-recipe
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Lemon Garlic Butter Steak and Broccoli Skillet

Cooking time: 10 min
Tender and juicy pan-seared garlic butter steak strips make a quick and delicious meal for any day of the week!
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Cleansing and Detox Broccoli Soup - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cleansing-detox-soup-recipe
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Cleansing and Detox Broccoli Soup

Cooking time: 20 min
Packed with all the good stuff - A perfect way to kick start a detox diet after the holidays splurge!
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Broccoli Mash with Garlic and Parmesan - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/mashed-broccoli-recipe
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Broccoli Mash with Garlic and Parmesan

Cooking time: 5 min
Mashed broccoli make for healthy, low carb alternative to your regular mashed potatoes side!
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Roasted Broccoli Salad with Feta and Strawberry - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/roasted-broccoli-salad-recipe
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Roasted Broccoli Salad with Feta and Strawberry

Cooking time: 15 min
A satisfying, savory, sweet, crunchy salad you can enjoy warm or cold as a main or on the side.
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Broccoli Chicken Casserole with Cream Cheese and Mozzarella - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/broccoli-chicken-casserole-recipe
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Broccoli Chicken Casserole with Cream Cheese and Mozzarella

Cooking time: 20 min
This broccoli chicken casserole recipe is loaded with delicious flavors your whole family will love!
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Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Broccoli Mash - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/spicy-shrimp-recipe-broccoli-mash
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Spicy Garlic Shrimp with Broccoli Mash

Cooking time: 20 min
Spicy garlic shrimp with broccoli mash is a deliciously easy Shrimp Recipe. Low carb, paleo dinner will blow you away.
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Broccoli Cauliflower Soup - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/broccoli-cauliflower-soup-recipe
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Broccoli Cauliflower Soup

Cooking time: 15 min
This broccoli cauliflower soup is super nutritious and ready in 15 minutes.
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Teriyaki Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/teriyaki-shrimp-broccoli-stir-fry-recipe
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Teriyaki Shrimp and Broccoli Stir Fry

Cooking time: 15 min
The easiest stir fry you will ever make in just 20 minutes.
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Baked Honey Garlic Chicken with Broccoli and Potatoes - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/baked-honey-garlic-chicken-with-broccoli-and-potatoes
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Baked Honey Garlic Chicken with Broccoli and Potatoes

Cooking time: 40 min
This baked honey garlic chicken is your new favorite dinner!
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Broccoli Brussels Sprout Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/shaved-brussels-sprout-and-broccoli-salad-recipe
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Broccoli Brussels Sprout Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

Cooking time: 0 min
The ultimate salad for this holiday season.
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Broccoli Cheese Soup - #recipe by #eatwell101 - https://www.eatwell101.com/cheesy-broccoli-soup-recipe
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Broccoli Cheese Soup

Cooking time: 0 min
This soup has that kind of warm-you-right-up goodness that’s perfect to cap a cold and rainy day.
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What are the different kinds of broccoli

The most common form of broccoli you can find in grocery stores is the Calabrese Broccoli. Note that what is called purple cauliflower is in fact a variety of broccoli. If you’re looking for an inexpensive, filling, nutritious vegetable that goes with almost anything, then look no further than this tried-and-true favorite vegetable.

How to choose and buy broccoli

You can find broccoli at your favorite grocery store, all year round. Choose broccoli heads with tight, deep green florets and firm stalks. The broccoli should feel dense and heavy for its size. Avoid broccoli with dried out or browning stem ends or yellowing florets. The stem cut should be fresh a slightly moist. When choosing broccoli, you want to look for a lovely green color. The broccoli florets should be closed and tightly packed together and no wilted or yellow/brown spots. A good fresh broccoli shouldn’t have any odor when you smell it.

How to store broccoli

You should keep broccoli dry into your refrigerator’s veggie drawer. Do not wash it until it’s ready to be eaten. You can keep broccoli in the plastic bag it came in but leave it open so air can circulate. If you’ve purchased pre-cut broccoli or want to cut the broccoli ahead of time, pat the broccoli dry after rinsing and store in a loose container or bag and eat it within one to two days. Don’ wait for too long because it will start to smell bad in your refrigerator after a while. When bought very fresh and left untouched, broccoli will keep up to 10 days, though.

How to prepare broccoli for cooking

When you’re ready to eat the broccoli or cook it, first rinse it off, then cut the florets from the stem or stalk. You can keep the stem and trim off the exterior and get a crunchy, delicious, tender snack. If you’re serving the broccoli raw as a snack or for dipping, you can make it crisper by soaking it in ice cold water for about 10 minutes.

What is the nutritional value of broccoli?

One cup of chopped broccoli contains about 31 calories, 2.5 gram of protein, less than one gram of fat, 6 grams of carbs, 3 grams of fiber, and less than 2 grams of sugar. You will also find calcium, iron, zinc, riboflavin, folate, vitamin E, K, and zero cholesterol! (Source USDA).

What are the Health Benefits of Broccoli

  • Broccoli is super filling: The fiber you get in every serving of broccoli can help keep you feeling fuller, longer and can act as an appetite suppressant. Fiber contained in broccoli is great for keeping your digestive tract healthy and properly working.
  • Broccoli is a great diet food: Because broccoli is low in calories, this is one of those foods that you can eat a lot of and absolutely not feel bad about.
  • Broccoli is low in fat: Broccoli is nearly fat-free. Thus you have plenty of room left in your diet for other healthy fats, like the ones you’ll get from avocados, eggs, salmon, and olive oil.
  • Plenty of vitamin C: Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant. It’s crucial in the defense of colds and illnesses and helps to protect you against immune system deficiencies. Good news, broccoli is full of vitamin C!
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